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Silver Springs Elementary School - February 10, 2020

Mark Your Calendars

This Week’s Events:

February 10th -School Spirit Wear Day!

"Be Your Own Hero" Assembly

3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - Young Rembrandt's

February 12th - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. After School Science

February 14th - 1/2 Day of School - Dismissal at 12:15 p.m.


Next Week’s Events:

February 17th -18th -NO SCHOOL - Mid-Winter Break

February 19th - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. After School Science


Follow us on Twitter @sspringselem or by clicking on the following link:

https://twitter.com/sspringselem


Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal

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2nd Quarter Report Card Information

2nd Quarter Report Cards will be viewable on Monday, February 10, 2020. Please log on to Parent Portal on Feb. 10th to view your child's 2nd quarter report card.

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“Can” You Share the Love?

The Student Lighthouse Team is excited to announce our canned food drive benefiting Northville Civic Concern. Please send in unopened canned or boxed food and put it in the box with your classroom teacher's name on it.


Our drive will run from February 3rd through the 14th. This year we will have a contest to see which classes can donate the most items. The winners from upper elementary and lower elementary will each earn a pizza party!


We would also like to set a school goal of collecting 500 items. If we are able to reach that goal, the whole school will earn an extra recess. Let's synergize and make this year's food drive a success!

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Valentine's Day Sucker Sale to support Kids Against Hunger

This year the third graders will be having a Valentine Sucker Sale to help raise money for an amazing organization known as Kids Against Hunger.


Beginning Tuesday, February 4th through Wednesday, February 12th, students will have an opportunity to buy a Valentine sucker for a special valentine or valentines for only 50 cents!


Suckers will be sold before school and during lunch and will be delivered to your classrooms on Valentine's Day. Make sure to buy your suckers early, because once we run out, the sale will be over.


If you'd rather make a donation instead of buying suckers, that's an option too. It's a win-win! Give some love and show some love to help support our fundraiser for Kids Against Hunger!

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Art to Remember!

Time to get CREATIVE! Art to Remember is a great fundraiser where you will have the opportunity to buy keepsakes customized with your child’s artwork. There are over 40 items to choose from. It makes a great gift for any upcoming holiday or birthday! Feel free to check out the website for more information and products at, ArtToRemember.com.


The DUE DATE for all artwork is March 2nd! Student’s will be bringing home a blank white sheet of paper with instructions, In their Monday envelopes this week. Please use the paper provided and be sure to write the child’s first and last name and their teacher’s name on the back of their paper! The artwork can be given to their teacher or dropped off in the office.

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Science Fair - We Need You!

Hello! We are looing for parents to coordinate our 2019-2020 Science Fair. The Science Fair is open to students in all grades and is held in the end of April.


Please contact: kmgifford327@gmail.com if you are interested in assisting.

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Talent Show...We Need You!

We are looking for parents to assist in coordinating the Silver Springs Talent show!!!! Please help us continue this popular event and help our students SHINE!! Note: Performers must be

in the 4 th or 5 th grade


If you are interested, please contact Kristin Gifford at : kmgifford327@gmail.com

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3rd Grade Music Concert!!!

The students have been busy preparing for the 3rd grade concert! We will present "The Day the Crayons Quit" on Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30pm (students arrive at 6:10). Students should plan to wear a plain white shirt and blue jeans. Each student has a special part for the concert, and there will be volunteer opportunities available shortly. Please contact Mrs. Kreiss (kreisskr@northvilleschools.org) if you have any questions!

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Northville Parents of African American Students (NPAAS) - Tutoring

Northville Parents of African American Students (NPAAS) is providing Tutoring at the Northville District Library this winter. Reading is provided for students in grades Pre-K - 3rd, and Math for students in grades 4th - 8th. Sessions will be held in the Friends Community Room on Saturdays from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. Sessions begin February 8th and the cost is $10.00 per student for each 6-week session of tutoring and materials. $25 family max. All students are welcome. Please see flyer for details and registration information.


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0E4CADA62FA2FD0-npaas12

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Brownie Troop - Book Drive

The Silver Springs 3rd grade Girl Scout Brownie Troop is holding a children’s book drive

February 5-April 3. We are partnering with Rx for Reading Detroit to distribute the

books collected.


Rx for Reading Detroit is a non-profit literacy initiative that works to expand access to

children’s books and support families in reading with their children. They distribute

approximately 2,000 children’s books a month with the help of community partners,

including low-income health, dental, and WIC clinics, homeless shelters, local schools

and Head Start programs and community centers.


The girls have set a goal to collect 450 books. There are collection boxes in front of

the main office and in the library at the school. We are looking for all gently used

books from board books up to teenage level books. Please help us synergize to reach

our goal!

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13th annual Northville Mustang Baseball spring training youth camp

Get ready for the 2020 baseball season! The 13th annual Northville Mustang Baseball spring training youth camp will take place Saturday and Sunday March 14th and 15th from 9:00am to 12:00pm Campers will learn in a safe and structured environment using progressive and organized drills. Its a great opportunity to interact with the Northville Mustang coaching staff ad the 2020 Mustang Varsity team.

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Mark your calendars! Parent Camp is Saturday, February 29, 2020!

Northville Public Schools and Northville Educational Foundation has again partnered to bring you Northville’s Parent Camp; a morning filled with resources, speakers, and workshops, presented to empower Kindergarten through High School parents with practical knowledge, resources and tools to help equip them to support and guide their children.


What: Northville Parent Camp

Where: Northville High School

When: Saturday, February 29, 2020


8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Keynote Speaker: Katey McPherson and Breakout Sessions

Join Katey in this powerful Keynote Address for K-12 parents and educators, "Real World Ready: How to Reach, Teach, and Support iGen Students." To learn more about Katey, visit Katey's Facebook page.


12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – Movie: Screenagers, Next Chapter and Q & A with Katey

High stress, anxiety and depression are experienced by millions of young people. We follow physician and filmmaker, Delaney Ruston, as she discovers solutions for improved adolescent well-being in the digital age. To view the movie trailer, click here.


Please join us for the entire event! If you are unable, please join us for the parts you are able. Refreshments provided. For more details and to register for Parent Camp, go to www.SupportNEF.org. Note: Registration is not required, although for planning purposes, it is appreciated!


And special thanks to Northville Parent Camp's generous presenting sponsor, Michigan Educational Credit Union, and supporting sponsors, DTE - MIGreenPower and Community Financial Credit Union.

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Supporting the The 7 Habits at home!

7-Habits Take Home Activity for February


This month’s Habit: Habit 4 Think Win-Wing

Activity: Win-Win Organizer

Due Date: February 28, 2019


Habit #4 - Think Win-Win- Everyone can Win!


What this means: Think about others as well as yourself. Long-term relationships require mutual respect and mutual benefit.


“I make deposits into others’ Emotional Bank Accounts.”

“When conflict arises, I look for third alternatives.”

“I balance courage for getting what I want, with

consideration for what others want.”


How can I do this in my life?

1. Live by the Golden Rule- Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.


Great Books for Habit #4- Think Win Win

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

Lilly’s Big Day by Kevin Henkes

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni

Let’s Be Enemies by Janice May Udry

I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff

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